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5 Spice Salmon
The balanced flavor in this Asian flavored dish with Chinese 5 spice (a combination of star anise), cloves, cinnamon, huajiao (Sichuan pepper) and ground fennel seeds) is wonderful. This is a surprising dish that is both light, yet very flavorful. It is full of nutrition, and very easy to prepare.
5 Spice Salmon Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Soak shiitake mushrooms in 3/4 cup hot water. Slice when soft cutting out stem. Preheat broiler on high.
  2. Healthy Sauté onion in medium saucepan over medium low heat for about 5 minutes stirring frequently. Add ginger and garlic and continue to sauté for another minute. Add vegetable stock, 5 spice powder, orange juice, and molasses. Simmer for 15 minutes. Strain and discard all but liquid. Place liquid back into pan, and thicken with arrowroot dissolved in a little water while simmering.
  3. While sauce is cooking, simmer in another medium sized sauté pan cabbage, mushrooms, scallion, salt and pepper in mushroom water for 5 minutes.
  4. Rub salmon with salt and pepper. (You can Quick Broil with the skin on; it just takes a minute or two longer. The skin will peel right off after cooking.)
  5. When pan is hot, use a hot pad to pull out the pan from the heat and place salmon on it, skin side down. Return to broiler. Keep in mind that it is cooking rapidly on both sides so it will be done very quickly (usually about 7 minutes for every inch of thickness.
  6. Drizzle salmon with generous amount of sauce and serve with your favorite vegetable.
Serves 4

For optimum flavor and nutrition serve with:


Nutritional Profile

5 Spice Salmon
1.00 serving
(236.12 grams)
Calories: 206

NutrientDRI/DV






 protein44%




 folate21%



 biotin19%

 copper18%



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5 Spice Salmon
1.00 serving
236.12 grams
Calories: 206

NutrientAmountDRI/DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin B124.25 mcg17715.4excellent
selenium34.96 mcg645.5very good
vitamin B38.12 mg514.4very good
phosphorus326.69 mg474.1very good
vitamin B60.79 mg464.1very good
protein21.97 g443.8very good
omega-3 fats0.99 g413.6very good
vitamin C28.36 mg383.3good
potassium817.11 mg232.0good
folate85.54 mcg211.9good
manganese0.39 mg201.7good
biotin5.62 mcg191.6good
magnesium74.53 mg191.6good
vitamin B20.24 mg181.6good
pantothenic acid0.89 mg181.6good
copper0.16 mg181.6good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

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